The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 38 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.85% 4.46% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 11.66% 9.24% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 11
Average daily rate
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£319 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.86 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-20.60% +15.85%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
326 249 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.58% 48.26% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 143 137
Average daily rate £400 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.56 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.15% -5.00%
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VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 34 £313 -25.59% 16
North Wales +4 3 - - 2
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
3 31 (49.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 25 (39.68%) Citrix
7 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
9 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (28.57%) SAN
11 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
13 15 (23.81%) vSphere
13 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
14 14 (22.22%) XenDesktop
14 14 (22.22%) DNS
15 12 (19.05%) Symantec
15 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (17.46%) XenApp
16 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
17 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (15.87%) SCCM
17 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
18 9 (14.29%) vCloud
18 9 (14.29%) VPN
18 9 (14.29%) WAN
18 9 (14.29%) HP
18 9 (14.29%) LAN
18 9 (14.29%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (4.76%) IIS
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.59%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.59%) Apache
9 1 (1.59%) nginx
9 1 (1.59%) Confluence
9 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) SAN
2 14 (22.22%) DNS
3 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.29%) VPN
4 9 (14.29%) LAN
4 9 (14.29%) WAN
5 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
6 4 (6.35%) VoIP
7 2 (3.17%) Internet
7 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.17%) OSPF
7 2 (3.17%) BGP
8 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.59%) L2TP
8 1 (1.59%) LDAP
8 1 (1.59%) MPLS
8 1 (1.59%) RIP
8 1 (1.59%) IPv6
8 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.35%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Hudson
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Wintel Consultant
2 8 (12.70%) Consultant
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
4 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Wintel Support
5 3 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
1 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) Wiki
4 1 (1.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.52%) Linux
7 5 (7.94%) UNIX
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Debian
10 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL
1 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
2 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
2 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.76%) DevOps
3 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.17%) Migration
4 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.59%) Change Control
5 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.59%) Network Design
5 1 (1.59%) Release Management
5 1 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.59%) CRM
5 1 (1.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) VBScript
3 4 (6.35%) VB
3 4 (6.35%) C
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.76%) MCITP
6 3 (4.76%) MCP
6 3 (4.76%) MCSE
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.17%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 15 (23.81%) vSphere
4 14 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 11 (17.46%) XenApp
6 9 (14.29%) vCloud
7 8 (12.70%) Terminal Services
8 6 (9.52%) XenServer
9 3 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.76%) MetaFrame
9 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.17%) Xen
10 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.59%) UAG
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.59%) Postfix
11 1 (1.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) SCCM
2 8 (12.70%) NetBackup
2 8 (12.70%) Backup Exec
3 7 (11.11%) ARCserve
3 7 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.94%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (4.76%) SCOM
5 3 (4.76%) Puppet
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Intune
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.68%) Citrix
3 12 (19.05%) Symantec
4 9 (14.29%) HP
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco
5 7 (11.11%) Remedy
6 6 (9.52%) McAfee
7 5 (7.94%) Intel
8 4 (6.35%) Cognos
8 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) EMC
9 2 (3.17%) Sophos
9 2 (3.17%) Mitel
9 2 (3.17%) NetApp
9 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.59%) Fortinet